Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
- Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
John Hope Franklin Center, 2204 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27708-0414
- Phone: (919) 681-4592
Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 2001
M.A., Hebrew University 1995
B.A., Hebrew University 1992
- Literature, Classroom, War Games. ACLA Annual Meeting. March 20, 2016
- Dan Miron: Late Poetics and Politics. A Conference in Honor of Dan Miron’s 80th Birthday. December 30, 2014
- Rhetoric and Nation: The Formation of Hebrew National Culture, 1880-1990. Carolina Center for Jewish Studies. November 3, 2014
- Europe and Israel: Baruch Kurzweil and Modern Hebrew Literature. Hebrew Literature: Self-Reflection and History. May 13, 2014
- Literature, Polity, and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict. Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University. March 10, 2014
- Theory and Hebrew Literary Criticism. The Critic, Graduate Students Study Group. December 27, 2013
- Jerusalem in the Poetry of Uri Tsvi Grinberg. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. December 25, 2013
- Philosophy and Divine Violence. AJS Annual Conference. December 16, 2013
- No Country for Heroes. A Look from the Inside, a Look from the Outside: The Hero—The Second International Conference on Israeli Documentary Cinema. July 8, 2013
- Israeli Cinema: Jewish, European, Christian. June 13, 2012
- Now and then: History reimagined/unimagined. March 5, 2012
- Arabesques Facing the Bookcase. November 24, 2011
- The State, the Holocaust and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict: Steven Spielberg and the changing American vision. December 15, 2010
- All Quiet Flows the Jordan: Hebrew War Literature and Russian Literature, 1942-1960. June 2, 2010
- Novel and City: Ya’akov Shabtai’s Past Continuous. May 26, 2010
- Anton Shammas, Language of Grace and Broken Vessel. March 19, 2010
- What’s in the Name? Derrida’s Specters of Marx. February 21, 2010
- War and Peace in Israel. February 15, 2009
- Ginsburg, S. (2016). Paul de Man’s Death Mask. Mikan, (16), 256-264.
- Paul de Man, . (2016). Autobiography as De-Facement.(S Ginsburg, Trans.). Miakn, (16), 244-255.
- Ginsburg, SP. (2015). Alon Hilu and the Hebrew Historical Novel. Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, 33 (4), 134-157.
- Ginsburg, S. (2014). The Bookcase and the Language of Grace. Mikan, 14, 239-263.
- Ginsburg, S. (2011, November). The Physics of Being Jewish, or On Cats and Jews. AJS Review, 35 (02), 357-364.
- Ginsburg, S. (2011). An American Reflection: Steven Spielberg, the Jewish Holocaust and the Israeli Palestinian Conflict. American Studies, 34 (1), 45-76.
- Ginsburg, S. (2011). Studying Violence: The Films of Avi Mograbi (Published online). Takriv, (2).
- Ginsburg, S. (2009, December 1). Signs and wonders: Fetishism and hybridity in Homi Bhabha's the location of culture. New Centennial Review, 9 (3), 229-250. (Review)
- Ginsburg, S. (2009, April). Politics and Letters: On the Rhetoric of the Nation in Pinsker and Ahad Ha-Am. Prooftexts: A Journal of Jewish Literary History, 29 (2), 173-205.
- Ginsburg, S. (2009). The Social Function of Israeli Cinema. Zeek, 73-79.
- Ginsburg, S. (2007). Truth in the Land of Israel: On the Notion of Truth in the Work of Ahad Ha-‘Am. H Hever (Ed.)., 260-275.
- Ginsburg, S. (2007). Literature, Territory, Criticism: Brenner and the "Erets-Israeli" Genre. Theory and Criticism, (30), 39-62.
- Ginsburg, S. (2006, June 1). "The rock of our very existence": Anton Shammas's Arabesques and the rhetoric of Hebrew literature. Comparative Literature, 58 (3), 187-204. (Review)
- Ginsburg, S. (2006). Between Language and Land: Moshe Smilansky’s ‘Hawaja Nazar’. Jerusalem Studies in Hebrew Literature, 20, 221-235.
- Ginsburg, S. (2000). Between Memory and History: Saul Friedlander as an Autobiographical Writer and as a Historian. Theory and Criticism, 17, 217-222.
- Ginsburg, S. (1995). Hamlet—In search of Language. Efes Shtayim, (3), 153-157.
- Ginsburg, S. (2015). Poetry and Conflict: on Civility, Citizenship and Criticism. In Matthew Abraham (Ed.), Toward a Critical Rhetoric on the Israel-Palestine Conflict (pp. 152-174). Anderson, S.C.: Parlor Press. (Chapter)
- Ginsburg, S. (2014, April). The City and the Body: Jerusalem in Uri Tsvi Greenberg’s Vision of One of the Legions. In M Elman and M Adelman (Eds.), Jerusalem Across the Disciplines.
- Ginsburg, S. (2014, January 1). S. Yizhar’s Khirbet Khizeh and the rhetoric of conflict. In Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice (pp. 165-179).
- Ginsburg, S. (2014). Class and Historical Anxiety: The Rhetoric of Class in David Ben-Gurion’s and Meir Ya’ari’s Thought (in Hebrew). In A Banbaji and H Hever (Eds.), Literature and Inequality The Van Leer Institute.
- Ginsburg, S. (2013). War and Peace in Israel: Hebrew Literature and Russian Literature in Hebrew, 1942–60. In B Horowitz and S Ginsburg (Eds.), Bounded Mind and Soul: Russia and Israel, 1880–2010 (pp. 131-150). Slavica Publishers.
- Ginsburg, S. (2012). From Ziklag One Cannot See Khirbet Khizeh. In The Palestinian Nakba in Cinema and Literature (pp. 23-31).
- Ginsburg, S. (2011). Love in Search of Belief, Belief in Search of Love. In The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema (pp. 371-376).
- Ginsburg, S. (2010). Rhetoric and Criticism: The Work and Life of Paul de Man. In The Resistance to Theory, by Paul de Man (Hebrew Translation).
- Ginsburg, S. (2007). Truth in the Land of Israel: On the Notion of Truth in the Work of Ahad Ha-‘Am. In H Hever (Ed.), A Moment of Birth: Studies in Hebrew and Yiddish Literatures in Honor of Dan Miron (pp. 260-275). Jerusalem: Mosad Bialik.
- Ginsburg, S. (2006). Between Myth and History: Moshe Shamir’s He Walked in the Fields. In Y Suleiman and I Muhawi (Eds.), Literature and Nation in the Middle East (pp. 110-127). Edinburgh University Press.